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Gypsy Music 9.07.2021

In Paso Robles Saturday night, gypsy music echoed through the alleys around 13th street. Trio Dinicu of Los Angeles shared gypsy music with an intimate audience at Amsterdam coffee house and piano lounge. The trio features a violinist who is a sought after recording artist in Los Angeles. Her husband plays acoustic guitar, the stand-up…

Mexico City 9.07.2021

A statue of Christopher Columbus is being removed from the Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico City, LA Capital. Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum announces that the statue will be replaced by a statue honoring indigenous women. Mayor Sheinbaum made the announcement on Sunday, which was international day of the indigenous woman. The Columbus statue was a…

Los Osos Squatters 9.07.2021

San Luis Obispo county is cracking down on homeless people parking their vans, campers and RV’s along Palisades avenue in Los Osos. Dozens of people live along the public street. They call it their community, but neighbors don’t care for the squatters. Now the county wants them to move to a safe parking site on…

Unemployment Benefits Ended Saturday 9.07.2021

Unemployment benefits which ended Saturday will not be revived in California. Jenna Gerry is senior staff attorney at the National Employment Law Center. She says, “What we’ve seen is there just has been no conversation or political will to extend these benefits.” The benefits served an estimated 2.2 million people in California. Extending those benefits…

Drunk Driver in SLO 9.07.2021

A drunk driver struck a power pole in downtown San Luis Obispo late Sunday night and knocked out power to part of downtown. The driver also crashed into several cars around 11:20 Sunday night. Witnesses say 24-year-old Kevin Matul Muralles was driving at a high rate of speed on Foothill boulevard when he clipped one…

Atascadero Accident 9.07.2021

A three car crash Sunday morning on highway 41 left several people injured. Atascadero police call it a case of assault with a deadly weapon. The police responded around 10:15 Sunday morning. The driver of a silver Subaru intentionally tried to cause a head-on collision. Several people were treated for their injuries and transported to…

Paso Robles City Council 9.07.2021

A house fire in Atascadero Sunday morning injured one person and killed three dogs. Fire fighters arrived at the residential fire in the 8600 block of Portola road around 9:25 Sunday morning. They found a single-story home with heavy smoke and fire. Ten occupants were accounted for, but one suffered a cut to their arm.…

Paso Robles City Council 9.07.2021

Paso Robles city council meets tonight. The council will get an update on covid in the community. The council will also discuss Senate Bill 9. That is a proposed state law which would allow homeowners to do a lot split, regardless of local municipal laws. And the council will also discuss the downtown Parklet Program…

Recall Vote Next Week 9.07.2021

The recall governor Gavin Newsom is one week from today. At the republican headquarters, they are open and accepting ballots. And there are a lot of candidates on the ballot, including exotic dancers, democrats and republicans. Election day is next Tuesday, but the ballots were sent out. You have until Tuesday to turn your ballot…

Tuesday Opener 9.07.2021

Labor Day weekend was sunny and hot in the north county. 105 yesterday in Paso Robles. 98 in Atascadero, 105 in Shandon, 101 in Templeton, 99 in Santa Margarita. Today we’ll see highs in the low 90’s in Paso Robles, sneaking up to to near 100, and staying there through Friday. A cooling trend begins…